Author Archives: Barry Wyatt

Flying Fifteen Inland Championships, June 9-10 2018

Championship Winners Graham Vials & Chris Turner Flying 15 Inlands Championships and World Qualifiers 2018 The 2018 Flying Fifteen Inland Championships were sailed on the weekend of June 9th-10th at Grafham Water Sailing Club.  The event was designated a qualifier for the next World Championships, to be held at the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire […]

Tower Dash

This event, introduced last year year, will run until December.  It takes the form of a timed sail from the Club, around the Tower, and back to the Club.  Details are set out in the Tower Dash Sailing Instructions. We’re starting this year’s event on Wednesday, April 4th (from 4 p.m. onwards) and there will be special prizes for the […]

Fitting Out Social

Following the success of last year’s event, on Wednesday 4 April we are holding a “fitting out” social event at the Club.  This is a warm up for the Wednesday evening series, which starts the following week.  Activities for the evening are as follows: First Tower Dash of 2018 From 4pm with prizes for this event […]

Frostbite Series Prize Winners

Allcomers Slow Handicap 1st Solo 5586 Ian Walters Fast Handicap 1sr RS300 539 Peter Curtis D-Zero 1st 3 John Aston 2nd 189 Adam Miles Asymmetric Monohulls  1st Laser Vago XD 190 C & J Marsh Asymmetric Multihull 1st Nacra 16 (Spinnaker / S-H) 4 Tony Stokes 2nd Spitfire (Spinnaker / S-H) 124 Kevin Cummerson Laser […]

Photo Gallery – Wednesday End-of-Season

Summer Series Prize Winners, 2017

Morning Flying Fifteen  1st 4039 Mark & Ben Longstaff  2nd 3789 Allen Cave & Ashley Painter  3rd 4024 Simon Kneller & Dave Lucas Laser  1st 211405 Daniel Wigmore  2nd 202072 Barrie Holden  3rd 197369 Ross Williams Laser Radial 1st 115656 Stewart Lawson D-Zero 1st 177 David Summerville 2nd 211 Mandy Sweet Multihull / Fast Handicap […]

Autumn Series Changes

The Autumn series (Sunday Club Racing) begins on 6th August 2017: Notices of Race for the series have been posted (morning and afternoon separately) and there are some changes to note: The experiment introduced early last year to encourage more boats to take part in the handicap fleets on Sunday morning has come to an end. The […]

Overnight Closure of A!: 26th – 28th July

Anyone planning to use the A! north of Buckden roundabout after 9 p.m. next Wednesday through Friday should be aware that the road will be closed to facilitate the installation of new over bridges, as detailed in the following notice. This is likely to affect journey times homeward after Wednesday evening club racing and any […]

FF Newsletter: July 14th, 2017

Editorial The long interval since the previous newsletter can be explained, at least in part, by the fact that we’ve moved house: somewhat inevitably, this led to a temporary change in priorities and sailing has been somewhat intermittent. However, Denise has just announced (for about the 15th time) that she’s happy with the state of […]

Photo Gallery – Wednesday Racing, 12th July 2017